- READ MORE The Parish of Burrishoole in 1837
Burrishoole parish has has an area of 223.9 km² / 55,318.1 acres. For a list of all 171 townlands on the civil parish of Burrishoole click HERE.
There are several villages (population centres) here including
GRAVEYARDS & CEMETERIES
There are a number of small burial places in Burrishoole:
For a list of headstones for these cemeteries see Headstones in NW County Mayo.
BIG HOUSES, LANDLORDS & GENTRY
Burrishoole civil parish features the following historic houses of the gentry:
- Abbeyville, of J. McDonnell, Esq.
Newfield House of J. McLoughlin, Esq.
- Newfort, of J. Hilles, Esq.; and
Newport House of Sir R. Annesley O'Donel, Bart.
- Seamount, of Connell O'Donnell, Esq.;
Seaview (at Carrowbeg South)
Seamount, of Connell O'Donnell, Esq.;
- Tymore, of J.T. S. Stuart, Esq.
For a list of Landlord Estate Records available see Landed Estates Ireland
Other historic buildings include
- Rockfleet Castle (lit. Carraig a’ Chabhlaigh) aka Carrickahowley Castle
- Burrishoole Friary
- Newfield Inn one of the oldest hostelries in Mayo.
Burrishoole, Co. Mayo